search path redux - if office 2007 always uses a private riched20, why does wine interpose its own global one?
austinenglish at gmail.com
Tue Feb 17 08:27:11 CST 2009
On Tue, Feb 17, 2009 at 6:07 AM, Alexandre Julliard <julliard at winehq.org> wrote:
> Dan Kegel <dank at kegel.com> writes:
>> See http://bugs.winehq.org/show_bug.cgi?id=14980
>> Essentially, to run Office 2007, you have to set an override
>> for riched20. Since Office installs a new, spiffier version
>> of riched20 in its own private directory, and expects to
>> find it there, isn't it a bug that we don't let it have it?
> There's no guarantee that using the private version would help. In some
> cases it does, in other cases it makes things worse. So defaulting to
> builtin is preferable, this way at least when it doesn't work we have a
> chance of fixing it.
> Alexandre Julliard
> julliard at winehq.org
What happened to 'bug for bug compatibility'?
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